Michele Hush


Marketing & Corporate Communications Writer

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intelligence, insight, strong strategic thinking

I'm a storyteller, writer, editor and project manager, most recently with Thomson Reuters. I help executives and companies get their points across in engaging, persuasive ways. I'm experienced at distilling even complex concepts into clear, compelling ideas. And I'm familiar with issues of interest to today's marketing and advertising community.


SEO-friendly Web Copy
Position Papers
Business Development Materials
Research Reports
Marketing Newsletters
Case Histories
Employee Newsletters
Executive Bios


Current freelance status

The Orange Period

Chief Storyteller, Internal Communications, Thomson Reuters (2011-2015)

Wrote and edited stories in a highly collaborative environment. Also produced two newsletters, one for the company’s 12,000+ managers and the other for the company’s largest business unit, Financial & Risk.

The Magenta Period

Freelance writer and editor (2006–2011)

White papers, commencement addresses, case histories, speeches, articles, newsletters, op-eds, Web copy, research reports, employee communications, and business development materials for companies including: 360i, Mars North America, DDB Worldwide, The Limited and more.

The Grey Period

Woke up one day and found myself in the Corporate Communications Department of Grey Advertising, initially writing employee newsletters and then a marketing newsletter and executive speeches for audiences such as Goldman Sachs, Kraft Foods, the National Dairy Board, and the Retail Merchants Association. Later moved to business development, writing promotional materials, pitch letters, presentations, Web copy, and RFI and RFP responses.

The Blues Period

Began writing for a living by interviewing rock musicians. Evolved into editing a rock & roll magazine (“Rock Magazine”) and working in entertainment PR and artist management.

"I try to leave out the parts that people skip"
- Elmore Leonard

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